Offered for sale is this wonderful vintage sterling silver necklace with a thunder bird, or phoenix, pendant of inlaid crushed turquoise and coral. The sterling chain is 16" long and is marked 925 for sterling, plus Italy. The pendant measures 1 1/2" long which includes the bail, and is marked sterling, plus TV-29 which is the number for the artist who made it, probably Mexican. It is all in excellent condition. As you can see in the last picture, this is not a heavy or chunky piece, but it is rather thin and delicate and very well made.